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A significant other to fiscal Geography offers scholars of human geography with a vital number of unique essays offering a key to knowing this significant subdiscipline. The contributions are written by means of fashionable foreign students providing a wide-ranging evaluate of the sphere.
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The essential feature of formal languages is that they consist of a set of abstract symbols assumed to be true without proof (axioms) and a set of rules of logical inference for combining those symbols (grammar, syntax) to generate new symbols and symbol strings (theorems). Using the rules of logical inference, it is possible to explore the properties of the stipulated model. However, the rules of logical inference do not establish the degree to which the model system corresponds to the relevant aspects of the modeler's world.
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